Jan 25, 2013 3:35am EST
conflict that maryland has been involved in and where the national guard has been involved. john, i want to welcome you to our museum. john: thank you, charlie and it's great to be here. fascinating place. tell me what gallery we're in right now. charlie: well, this is really the beginning of the maryland militia. the 5th regiment goes back to 1774, before we actually had a country. john: now, this particular room covers the revolutionary war and the war of 1812. charlie: that's correct. john: but you have similar galleries for all the other conflicts? charlie: that's true, we do. we have world war i, world war ii we also have a small section for korea, as well as modern day iraq and afghanistan. john, what we have here is one of our prized possessions from our 1812 collection. this is what we call our "defenders letter. this is a letter from the mayor inviting three prominent officers that were involved with the defense of baltimore to sit for a portrait. major general samuel smith as well as brigadier general john stricker, who was in charge of the troops at the battl
Jan 24, 2013 3:35am EST
presidential advisor john brennan gave a speech. the united states government conducts targeted strikes against specific al qaeda terrorists sometimes using remotely piloted aircraft, often referred to publicly as drones. narrator: he was met with a strong reaction. ...hundreds of innocent people we are killing with our drone strikes in pakistan and in yemen and somalia. they deserve an apology from you, mr. brennan. i speak out on behalf of the constitution, on behalf of the rule law. i love the rule of law. i love my country. you're making us less safe by killing so many innocent people around the world. shame on you! benjamin: thank you. nawaz: it's very critical that the u.s. public understand what is happening with the use of this technology because it is being done in the name of the united states. narrator: drone technology enables america to strike virtually anyone anywhere, with ease, regardless of national boundaries. singer: we've seen the deep controversy that surrounds these strikes in places like pakistan, or yemen, or somalia and a whole new series of
Jan 21, 2013 3:00am PST
and john and jim harbaugh will coach on opposite sides as they vie for football's ultimate prize. this is the "cbs morning news" for monday, january 21st, 2013. good morning and good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. president obama will be sworn in for his second term this morning in a tradition that dates back to the country's founding. he was officially sworn in yesterday on january 20th as dictated by the constitution.